Careers

Welcome to Our Job Board

SFAN was founded on the premise that young people are smart, and if given the skills and opportunities to engage the real world, magic will happen!

 

Our work is taking an impressive spike, and we’re building a team of smart, savvy, and motivated creators and innovators. We are looking for emerging leaders who are hungry to create the future of education in Africa.

 

This team of innovators will take the SFAN brand where others haven’t been – bringing to the fore a lasting impression in the skills development and event production space. As our star, you are crucial in determining the next phase of innovation in Africa.  We know no limits; we are guided by our imagination and our platforms that have immediate, tangible impacts on people’s lives.

 

Apart from a chance to do meaningful work, team members will also have access to professional development opportunities through coaching and direct access to a global network (the kind that makes things happen!), and much more. Have the skills we need? Bring it!

Roles We Are Looking to Fill

MarCom Director <open💡>

About You —

✓ You can whip up a powerful email and a thought-provoking tweet in no time.

✓ You come up with captivating insights about relevant topics and can develop marketing leads.

✓ You have excellent writing skills, and proper grammar is your thing.

✓ You are conversant with professional communications tactics, as well as marketing and branding best practices.

✓ You’re no stranger to paid social ads, editorial calendars, and growth hacking.

✓ You have experience with tools such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, or Final Cut Pro.

 

Sample Responsibilities —

  • Craft official messaging and communications (including newsletters).
  • Manage social media accounts, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.
  • Write occasional blog posts with original content and look for new ways to engage the target audience.
  • Track and report email and social media performance and analytics when necessary.
  • Develop marketing collateral to increase brand visibility and product adoption.
  • Be in charge of SFAN’s external relations and communications with vendors.

 

 

What We Offer —

  • An opportunity to co-create the future of education in Africa;
  • A competitive salary and a learning experience that fits your career goals;
  • A work environment that supports innovators across the continent;
  • A chance to do what you love as part of a dedicated global team;
  • Access to an exclusive network of influencers and decision-makers around the world;
  • A plush office in Accra.

 

Place of Work —

SFAN Head Office, No. 26 Mango St, Sakumono, Accra, Ghana.

 

Deadline —

Please send your application by March 30th.

Research Executive <closed🎯>

About You —

✓ A Data Scientist that knows how to find information and figure out things fast!

✓ You find looking up new information in your free time enjoyable, and you often find yourself in “search-engine-stream-of-consciousness” mode.

✓ You are extremely well versed in data analytics and business intelligence.

✓ You want to create the connection between business and digital technology and contribute research towards developing and articulating new content.

✓ You’ve mastered key tips and tricks to finding information from all corners of the web and present them graphically.

 

Sample Responsibilities —

  • Research the latest in entrepreneurship, youth development, employment statistics and studies, and innovation best practices.
  • Find interesting content on youth employment and entrepreneurship from a variety of proven sources.
  • Work with the Marketing & Communications Executive to catalog and share content.
  • Support team with detailed research on upcoming and potential projects.
  • Present research in an organized and compelling manner by crafting organized reports, data visualizations, and infographics.

What We Offer —

  • An opportunity to co-create the future of education in Africa;
  • A competitive salary and a learning experience that fits your career goals;
  • A work environment that supports innovators across the continent;
  • A chance to do what you love as part of a dedicated global team;
  • Access to an exclusive network of influencers and decision-makers around the world;
  • A plush office in Accra.

Place of Work —

SFAN Head Office, No. 26 Mango St, Sakumono, Accra, Ghana.

 

Deadline —

Please send your application by March 30th.

Chief Technology Officer <open💡>

About You –

✓ As SFAN’s CTO, you will specialize in building the coolest tech tools that power the most popular education platform in Africa.

✓ You are comfortable working in an environment where each day presents an opportunity to collaborate with the team in solving high-priority technology problems.

✓ SFAN’s CTO will be involved with writing code and driving innovation to take our platforms to the next level.

✓ You are the one for this role if you can quickly apply your creative problem-solving skills to develop and manage a digital accelerator platform servicing an active and growing community.

✓ You have strong leadership skills, a passion for developing tech infrastructures, and proven work experience.

✓ An ideal SFAN CTO will be a reliable and adept programmer who is eager to break down large technical problems and solve them with fun.

 

Your Duties –

  • Analyze business needs and implement approaches to deliver high-quality applications;
  • Work collaboratively with team members to complete projects on time;
  • Deliver successfully on all aspects of the product life cycle;
  • Pro-actively spot and fix issues;
  • Ability to test code and report bugs, log support issues and/or possible improvements;
  • Assist in the growth and development of SFAN in any way possible.

 

Your Skills –

  • Knowledge of different software systems, client/server architectures, and various compatibility requirements. (Nodejs and front-end frameworks like AngularJs and Blaze / Python / Tensor Flow / HTML5 / Unity5 / Artificial Intelligence / NLP and Machine Learning algorithms);
  • Be proficient in HTML and CSS;
  • Experience with working on visualization libraries like d3js and have built analytics dashboards in the past.
  • Experience in graphical databases SQL and NoSQL databases;
  • Good experience with using tools like UX tools like Azure or XD;
  • Good communication skills (speaking, writing, and code documentation).

 

What We Offer –

  • An opportunity to co-create the future of education in Africa;
  • Competitive salary and a learning experience that fits your career goals;
  • A work environment that supports innovators across the continent;
  • A chance to do what you love as part of a dedicated global team;
  • Access to an exclusive network of influencers and decision-makers around the world;
  • A plush office in Accra and an option to work remotely.

 

Place of Work –

SFAN Head Office, No. 26 Mango St, Sakumono, Accra, Ghana.

 

Deadline –

Please send your application by March 30th.

Experience Desgn Director <closed🎯>

About You —
Your motto is literally “work hard, play hard” because you throw the best events and put in the work to make them the best. Details matter to you, you can make something out of nothing, and you’re extremely organized. You might even have a background in theater or hospitality.

 

Learning Objectives —

  • Design dazzling events by employing the best practices of experience design
  • Learn to create comprehensive event plans and budgets
  • Establish relationships with local partners, venues, and vendors
  • Learn the basics of managing an event management company

 

Sample Responsibilities —

  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of live events
  • Maintain and manage vendor and client databases
  • Develop and implement evaluations to measure program successes and opportunities
  • Assist with the execution of event-related social and digital media outreach
  • Manage documentation from team meetings and rehearsals
  • Work closely with the team to ensure we handle all elements of production-related workflow in a professional manner
  • Support event coordination and assist in developing all aspects of event logistics, including event schedules, F&B, transportation, entertainment, etc.

 

This Role Has Been Filled.

How To Apply:

If any of the above describes you, kindly send your portfolio to info (at) sfanonline.org

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